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post #11 of 21
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you should use D.O.G. a front end for dosbox, it has cd support also. D.O.G.

You will also need to download dosbox
Ok I installed it, I got an error about invalid floating point, but DOG still runs. But I really have no idea what to do now, 'run game' is grayed out.
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post #12 of 21
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Ok I installed it, I got an error about invalid floating point, but DOG still runs. But I really have no idea what to do now, 'run game' is grayed out.
try the front end ProGammaX

I just got the same message with the other one
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Ok I got that, but do I run the game from the DVD drive or what? I also have a .iso of it.
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post #14 of 21
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Ok I got that, but do I run the game from the DVD drive or what? I also have a .iso of it.
first go to File: New: Run Wizard:
Then select the operating system as dos,
Then select the program file and setup file (optional) from the cd
after this just follow the steps and if in doubt read the Readme.txt file
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post #15 of 21
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Now about mounting, what exactly will happen? Do I select mount as HDD or CD?
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Somethings are better left as memories.
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post #17 of 21
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Ok I think I figured it out but when I double click the profile, DOSbox quickly opens then closes

I mounted the cd drive as an hdd.
Edited by Z Overlord - 8/9/11 at 11:21pm
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Try installing it in XP Mode.
     
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post #19 of 21
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Why does everyone assume people have Ultimate? I guess it shows how many people pirate Windows.
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post #20 of 21
Old games usually need to run in compatibilty mode, or you need to download a fix/patch if available. ( google the game for win 7 issues)
Good luck old games can be a hassle.
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